A Lost Decade: Neighborhood Poverty and the Urban Crisis of the 2000s

The report looks at trends in the share of African American, Hispanic and white families in high-poverty neighborhoods since 1970. While there is a smaller share of black, Hispanic and white families living in high-poverty neighborhoods today than in 1970, black and Hispanic families are increasingly more likely than whites to live in high-poverty neighborhoods.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011